Martín Legón: The seduction of the innocents[wpsgallery]
Thursday, May 10, 2018, 7:30 pm. Angels Espai 2, c/ dels Àngels, 16, Barcelona
As a closing exhibition of his BAR project recidency The seduction of the innocents displays a new essay of Martin Legón. His work, mix between anthropology, poetry and sociology of the media, breaks as mental landscapes the devices which construct the implicit idea of value (ergo the forms of subjugation, ergo the forms of power), and reflects about the paradoxical speculative tension that works in the inner logic of the art object today.
[bio] Martín Legón[wpsgallery]
Artist. He studied Literature at the University of Buenos Aires, participated in the XXX Sao Paulo Biennial “The Imminence of the Poetics” curated by Luis Perez Oramas in 2012; obtained the National Grant by the National Fund of Arts of his country two times and the prestigious Beca Kuitca grant 2010/2011 edition. Mixture of anthropology, poetry and sociology of the media, his work analyzes the conceptual and aesthetic mechanisms which construct the idea of value. Co-Directed Crudo, a small publishing house dedicated to literature and visual arts, and the magazines Andrógina, No Retornable, Rrose Sélavy.
(Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1978)